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Fiction Genres
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Genre confuses writers, but everyone who buys, sells, or reads our books wants to know what genre we're writing in. This mini book will demystify genre so we can better understanding what we're writing and who might want to read it.
The Scribe December 2016
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
The Scribe November 2016
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
Write Characters-Creating People Readers Will Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Are you struggling with creating your characters or are you getting rejection letters but you’re pretty sure you have a storyline that rocks? And that’s why I created this short guide.
How to Get to Know the Backstory of Your Characters
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft the backstory of your characters by answering questions.
The Busy Author’s Guide Box Set 1: Books 1-4
Series: The Busy Author's Guide. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A box set of four books that helps you craft the plot, the characters, and the world for your story by doing exercises and answering questions.
How to Get to Know Your Story's World with Worldbuilding Questions
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book that helps you craft a world for your story by answering questions.
The Scribe October 2016
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005
The Daily Prompt 2017
Series: The Daily Prompt. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
The Daily Prompt: 2017 is the second volume in the Daily Prompt series. It offers a wide assortment of prompts that range from journaling to character creation. Each prompt is designed to get your imagination and creativity flowing. With a new prompt for each day of the year, The Daily Prompt: 2017 will certainly inspire you to write.
How to Get to Know Your Characters with Character Interviews
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book with questions to interview your characters with in order to get to know them better.
Case Files: Whodunnit? - Volume 1
Series: Case Files: Whodunnit?. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Case Files: Whodunnit?, Volume 1 is the first genre-specific volume in the Case Files: Whodunnit? series. It offers a variety of prompts, including situational prompts and "clue"-type prompts, which provide you with a crime scene and a weapon, and you have to create the rest. With 150 prompts, you are certain to be inspired to write.
Show, Don't Tell - How to Write Vivid Descriptions, Handle Backstory, and Describe Your Characters’ Emotions
Series: Writers’ Guide Series. Price: Free! Words: 15,350. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Show, don’t tell" is probably the single most-important piece of advice given to writers. But many writers struggle to understand this powerful principle or have difficulty applying it to their own work. This book will help you spot telling in your own manuscript and turn bland passages into powerful scenes that will keep your readers turning pages.
How to Outline Your Book with "What if..." Questions
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Learn how to outline and develop your book using ”What if…” questions.
Ground Rules for Writers
Price: Free! Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Grammar and punctuation, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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A Quick and Easy Reference Guide for All the Painful Punctuation, Ghastly Grammar, and Pesky Sound Alike Words, Fracking Up Your Work!
How to Outline Your Book with Pre-Outline Questions
Series: The Busy Author's Guide, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A book with pre-outline questions for fiction and non-fiction writers.
Writing Habit Hacks: How to Create and Maintain Smart Writing Habits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
Forming a writing habit is a skill. This book is the toolkit you need to hack your life and learn that skill. For good. With this book, you're going to learn how to create a writing habit that works with your particular style of creativity, a writing habit that fits in with your lifestyle and a writing habit that lasts.
How To Write Fanfiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Have you ever read a book that had an ending you hated? Have you ever watched a movie that jumped too soon from situation A to B without showing what happened along the way? Have you ever thought two characters who never met should have had a scene together? Then the newest how-to manual in the HowExpert catalog is exactly what you need!
The Indie Writer's Power Tools
Series: Publishing Gold: Step-by-Step Guides for Success In Your Writing Career, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Heart Ally Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
What do blog posts and ebooks have in common? Frustrated writers struggling to format them well. This book will give you hands-on experience with basic HTML and CSS giving you the power to tame your formatting nightmares.
Write Your Great Novel
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
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Write Your Great Novel Great Fiction starts with a foundation. Set your groundwork and your novel will write itself: Theme - Give your story purpose Truth in Fiction - Ground your fiction in powerful ways Well of Creativity - Never run dry of material Deconstructing fiction of the greatest authors and award-winning fiction Follow the blog at WriteYourGreatNovel.wordpress.com
The Scribe September 2016
Price: Free! Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A literary publication of the St. Louis Writers Guild since 2005